Beth Cranston


Name: Beth Cranston

Title: Editor, Product Reviews,

Beth Cranston is an associate editor with the Commerce team at She has been a writer and editor for over a decade and has focused on home improvement since 2017. 

Expertise and Experience

Prior to joining, Beth covered everything from kitchen design ideas to electrical plans, crafting dozens of blogs for home remodeling companies in Philadelphia and Chicago. She worked closely with interior designers, architects, and project managers to ensure accuracy while also translating more technical talk into quick, engaging reads for homeowners. With a focus on inspiration and education, her articles aimed to make the home improvement process easier and more enjoyable.

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